On Kawara (b. 1933)
each stamped with artist's name, title and date (on the revere)
ink on seventy-two mailed postcards
thirty-one postcards, each: 3 5/8 x 5½ in. (9.5 x 14 cm.)
forty-one postcards, each: 4 1/8 x 6 in. (11 x 15.3 cm.)
Executed between January 1969 and January 1977. This work is accompanied by documentation for all exhibitions in which the piece appeared. (72)
Private collection, New York, acquired from the artist
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 16 November 2001, lot 437
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Venice, Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte- International Actualities '72-'76, July-October 1976.
The Art Institute of Chicago, The 73rd American Exhibition, June-August 1979.
Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Essen, Museum Folkwang; Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum; and Osaka, The National Museum of Art, ON KAWARA- continuity/discontinuity 1963-1979, October 1980-June 1981.
Berlin, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, On Kawara 1976 Berlin 1986, January-February 1987, pp. 74 and 105-111 (illustrated).
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Hamburg, Deichtorhallen; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; and San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, Date paintings in 89 cities, December 1991-May 1993.
Villeurbanne, Institut d'Art Contemporain; Turin, Castello di Rivoli; Barcelona, Museum of Contemporary Art; Villeneuve, Musée d'Art d'Ascq; and Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Whole and Past: 1964-1995, November 1996-April 1998.

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